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Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Webinar Series: How to Contract With the Federal Government
Beginning on August 13th, GSA’s Office of Small Business Utilization will hold a series of webinars to help small business owners contract with the federal government.
HUBZone Eligibility Assistance Hours are Changing
HUBZone eligibility assistance hours are shifting to Thursdays only from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time, beginning on August 5, 2019.
Garrett College to Host SBDC Business Seminar
Are you ready to start a business? The Ready, Set, Go! Seminar is designed specifically for small businesses in the planning phase of building a company.
SBA Sponsors Go Global Webinar Series
During World Trade Month (May), federal agencies bring you a FREE four-part webinar series to help you take your business global.
NWBC Releases Report on Rural Women Entrepreneurs
The National Women's Business Council (NWBC) has released the 'Rural Women Entrepreneurs: Challenges and Opportunities' report which offers a profile of rural women entrepreneurs.
BB&T to Host Lunch and Learn on April 30th
Do you want to expand your business, but don't know how to finance that growth? Could your cash flow be better? Is new equipment, additional staff, or a different location part of your future?
Business Credits Power of Possibilities Competition for Successful Startup
In addition to building a solid foundation for the business plan, Bowers and Beckman received key support and mentoring throughout the competition which proved to be the most vital asset.
Employer Registration Now Open for Job Fair
Garrett College invites area businesses to participate in the upcoming Garrett County Job Fair slated for Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Garrett College CARC gymnasium.
"Stepping up to Supervisor" Course to be Held at Garrett College
A "Stepping up to Supervisor" course will be held at Garrett College. Understand your role as a coach, explore your coaching dynamics, understand your team, and learn to communicate more effectively.
Power of Possibilities' Business Plan Competition Classes Begin February 26th
Have you ever thought about owning your business? Not quite sure where to start? If so, the Power of Possibilities' Business Plan Writing Series and Competition is for you!
Western MD SBDC Post Job Opening for Small Business Consultant for Garrett County
The Western Maryland Small Business Development Center is seeking applications for the position of Small Business Consultant for Garrett County. The application deadline is January 21, 2019.
MD PTAC at UMD Receives Funding for SBA HUBZone Training Initiative
MDPTAC will collaborate with resource partners to conduct a comprehensive, statewide HUBZone training event for businesses and government agencies.
SBA and VA Join Forces to Advance Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Veterans
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie today announced a new partnership dedicated to supporting Veteran small businesses.
Small Business Credit Survey
The MD SBDC Western Region is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start & existing businesses.
MD Commerce Releases Guide to Financial Incentives for Businesses
This new guide provides information on tax credits and other incentives available to Maryland businesses.